December 13-15, 2022 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/14/2022
Measures 6 - 7/8" by 7 - 3/8" by 1 - 1/4". Housed in a mahogany box with sliding cover. The back has a rotating wooden stand to prop the compass in a more upright position. The interior of the lid is inscribed "Francois Morin / de Lassenay" The round compass has a diameter of 5 - 3/8" and is under glass. The perimeter strip is brass with engraved coordinates. The face of the compass is decorated and inscribed with the name of the Paris maker. There is also a small brass fixture to hold the blued compass needle in place to the glass. CONDITION: Very good show some scattered marks from use to exterior. Some minor chipping to top edge of glass, but not visible. Compass functions properly and is in very good condition. A fine very high quality and well-made nautical compass. DMG
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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,320.00
Estimate: $400 - $800
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
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